BAFTA winning actor, writer and comedian, Paul Whitehouse (The Fast Show; The Death of Stalin) dropped into Beaconsfield to record a voice over for graduation animation, Mother’s Ruin, directed by NFTS Directing Animation MA student, Frank Burgess.

NFTS Directing Animation MA student, Frank Burgess with Paul Whitehouse

Paul will be playing the villain of the story with a cockney accent and sings a song specially composed for the film by NFTS Composing MA student, Roshan Gunga.

Sound Designer, Adam Douglas Jones, Producer, Tom Dexter, Animation director, Frank Burgess, Paul Whitehouse & Composer, Roshan Gunga 

More exciting cast members to be announced soon. Watch this space!

Frank at work on his graduation animation film

For more information about the NFTS Directing Animation MA, please visit www.nfts.co.uk/animation

NFTS graduation animation, Hedgehog, directed and animated by Edward Bulmer and produced by Jona Thompson has been recognised with the Student Film Special Jury’s Award at this year’s Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival.

The team said of their win: “Many thanks to SICAF for the award and for welcoming us to the beautiful city of Seoul. Winning would not have been possible without the support of the NFTS."

Hedgehog synopsis:

Gareth suffers with debilitating self doubt... which follows him around in the form of a hedgehog.

The Team:

Edward Bulmer, Director/Animator; Jona Thompson, Producer; Mohsen Shah, Screenwriter; Angela Zoe Neil, Cinematographer; Alessandro Aglietti, Production Designer; Emma Clarke, Celia Moreno Madrigal, Production Managers; Will Winfield, Editor; Nigel Woodford, Sound Designer & Dubbing Mixer; Pablo Scopinaro, Composer; Samuel Hunt, Cg Lead; Baitong Monseu, Lead Compositor; Hugh Howlett, Colourist & Online Editor

For more information about the NFTS Directing Animation MA, please visit www.nfts.co.uk/animation

The NFTS has triumphed once again affirming its place as one of the world’s leading film schools by winning the top prize in the Animation category of the CILECT Global Film School Awards. This is the fifth time that the NFTS has taken top prizes these prestigious awards having won prizes in two out of three categories in 2017, 2016, 2015 and in 2013, the school made history by becoming the first institution to win first prize in all three categories. This year, 126 film schools submitted entries globally.

NFTS students won first prize in the Animation category with Poles Apart directed by Paloma Baeza and produced by Ser En Low (full credits below).

Poles Apart synopsis:

Poles Apart which won the British Short Animation BAFTA in 2018, tells the story of an unlikely meeting between Nanuk, a tough female polar bear, and Aklak, an enthusiastic male grizzly bear, brought together by their changing habitats. The lack of food in a melting Arctic has left the solitary Nanuk desperately hungry. When the hopeful and eager Aklak crashes into Nanuk’s world, she has to decide if the naïve grizzly bear is her food or her friend.

Paloma Baeza animating Poles Apart

The team:

Director/ Writer/ Animator – Paloma Baeza; Producer, Ser En Low; Cinematographer, Jon Muschamp; Production Designer, Paula Giménez; Production Manager, Florencia Casas; Production Co-ordinator, Sophie Halton; Editor, Zsofia Tálas; Sound Designer & Re-recording Mixer, Morgan Muse; Compser, Hollie Buhagiar; VFX Supervisor, Gillian Simpson; CG Supervisors, Ollie Brummell, Shivani Shah; Colourist & Online Editor, Alex Davis.

 

Triptych, an NFTS graduation animation, directed by Katia Lom and produced by Nikita Leibovici, has won first prize for Best Experimental Film at the Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF).

RIIFF is a major destination on the festival circuit and is recognised by the Academy as a Qualifying Festival in all short film categories. The festival welcomes filmmakers from all over the world to Rhode Island—one of America’s oldest cities.

About Triptych: A reflection on the nature of time and memory as a daughter empties her late father’s home of his belongings.

Katia said: “It is a huge honour to receive this award. The festival is a major international event highly regarded around the world, recognized both by the Academy Awards and BAFTA.  For our film to be appreciated in this way is very special, particularly as Triptych crosses the genres of film, poetry, fine art, documentary, fiction/narrative and animation, using live action sequences shot on 16mm and animation that was all done in-camera combining a variety of techniques (stop-motion, pixilation, hand-drawn and cut-outs).  Triptych is certainly not a typical NFTS animation film and explores a different approach to narrative that is non-linear.  Shawn Quirke who programmed the festival was a big supporter of the film and it means a lot to have people of such calibre connect with the work in this way and give it recognition.” 

On the inspiration behind the film, Katia continued: “Triptych is based on the true story of my mother at the age of four escaping through the woods at night with her parents what was then Czechoslovakia in the run up to the Slansky trials, the first anti-Semitic show trial in Eastern Europe that took place in 1952.  Although a personal story I wanted to make a film about the universal experience of loss, generational trauma and displacement as a consequence of political and armed conflict.  I worked with Angelina Karpovich (NFTS Screenwriting MA graduate) to shape a visual poem of these ideas and emotions.  Every member of the team also played an important role in then building up around this concept to shape the film.  It really was a team effort, and every element from sound, editing, music and text have become interlinked and could not work without each other.  The film is a testament to the talent at NFTS.  We were also very fortunate to have Lisa Diveney and Simon Stephens as a cast who brought incredible life to the work, and our team are very much indebted to them as well for their contribution.”

The Team:

Katia Lom, Director/Animator/Co-Screenwriter/Production Designer; Nikita Leibovici, Producer; Angelina Karpovich, Co-Screenwriter; Jonathan Flint, Cinematographer; Rosalind Grégoire, Production Designer; Frida Lizine, Celia Moreno Madrigal, Production Managers; Patrick MILES Widdop, Editor; Felipe Bolaño, Sound Designer & Dubbing Mixer; Anna Bauer, Composer; Eryk Hildebrand, Colourist & Online Editor

More information on the film can be found here and information on the NFTS Directing Animation MA can be found at www.nfts.co.uk/animation

 

 

An incredible 10 NFTS alumni have had their projects selected for this year’s Creative England iFeatures low-budget feature initiative, that has credits including the BAFTA nominated Lady Macbeth produced by NFTS alumna Fodhla Cronin-O’Reilly.

Half the selected features include NFTS graduates as key members of the teams. Each of the projects are from first-time filmmakers and they will be taken through an entire cycle of development. This will include support for all aspects of the creative process, from inception to the stage when they are ready to be introduced to the market. Projects include:

A Voice And Its Echo: Simon Cartwright (writer-director & NFTS Directing Animation MA alumnus); Emilie Jouffroy (producer) and Kamilla Hodol (producer) – both NFTS Producing MA graduates: A woman rediscovers her love of music when she returns home to the Yorkshire Moors and uncovers what might be the entrance to another world.

Here Before: Sophie Vickers (producer & NFTS Producing MA graduate); Stacey Gregg (writer-director) A taut and sophisticated psychological thriller set in Northern Ireland.

AVI: Jonathan Schey (writer-director); Rachelle Constant (producer & NFTS BAME Leadership Programme participant) An eccentric Hassidic Jewish bachelor, struggling to be matched for marriage, gets tempted by life in the outside world.

The White Stork: Meg Campbell (director & NFTS Directing Fiction MA graduate); Marie-Elena Dyche (producer & NFTS Producing MA graduate); Oliver Henderson (writer & NFTS Screenwriting MA graduate) A disillusioned mother forms an unlikely relationship with her daughter’s classmate, and becomes convinced that the pair were switched at birth.

Blue Jean: Georgia Oakley (writer-director); Helene Sifre (producer & NFTS Producing MA graduate) In 1988, a closeted teacher is pushed to the brink when a new student threatens to expose her sexuality.

Across the Water: Andrea Harkin (Director & NFTS Directing Fiction MA graduate); Suzanne Cowie (Writer) A terrified young woman must deal with her unwanted pregnancy, in a country where having an abortion can mean life in prison.

 

The NFTS Animation department has done it again with graduation animation, Inanimate, directed by Lucia Bulgheroni and produced by Lennard Ortmann winning the Special Jury Award at the 2018 BAFTA Student Film Awards, which took place at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles on Friday 29th June.

Lucia Bulgheroni with her award and the jury
Lucia Bulgheroni with her award and the jury

The Student Film Awards are a global BAFTA initiative, and a key component to BAFTA’s year round commitment to discovering and supporting new talent and career starters, whatever their background, race or gender. This year’s nine finalists were selected from 469 submissions by students at film schools in 35 countries across the world, including Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Egypt, Germany, India, Israel, Kenya, Lebanon, Russia, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

This is Lucia’s second major award having won a prize at this year’s Cannes Film Festival where it was one of just 17 films chosen from 2,426 submissions from film schools worldwide.

The Special Jury Prize was awarded to Lucia by a panel of industry luminaries including Amy Adrion (Half the Picture), Jen McGowan (Kelly & CalRust Creek), Justin Simien (Dear White People), Jon Turteltaub (National TreasureCool Runnings), Kim Yutani (Director of Programming for the Sundance Film Festival) and writing duo Dick Clement and Ian LaFrenais (The CommitmentsFlushed Away).

Lucia said: "Making a film is an amazing journey. What I learned most is that you have to trust yourself, because when you do that, it is actually when you start to be satisfied by yourself and make great things.”

Stop frame animation, Inanimate is about a woman who loses her certainty about reality and discovers she is much more than just a puppet: Katrine has a normal life, a normal job, a normal boyfriend and a normal apartment in a normal city. Or at least that’s what she thinks, until one day everything starts falling apart literally!

Still from Inanimate

The Team:

Lucia Bulgheroni - Director/Animator; Lennard Ortmann – Producer; Drew Eu – Screenwriter; Ronnie Mcquillan – Cinematographer; Kristina Kovacs - Production Designer; Alex Mcardle - Production Manager; Raphael Pereira – Editor; Louise Burton – Sound Designer & Dubbing Mixer; Jose Pavli – Composer; Niall Harty - Cg Lead; Amy Gibson - Lead Compositor; Hugh Howlett - Colourist & Online Editor

For more information about the NFTS Directing Animation MA, please visit www.nfts.co.uk/animation 

Facing It, an animation graduation film directed by Sam Gainsborough, produced by Jimmy Campbell-Smith and co-written by Louisa Wood has won ‘Best Student Film’ at the World Festival of Animated Film, ‘Animafest Zagreb’ in Croatia.

The award follows hot on the heels of the success of two other NFTS graduation animation films – Poles Apart directed by Paloma Baeza which won the ‘BAFTA for Best Short Animation’ earlier this year, and Inanimate directed by Lucia Bulgheroni which won third prize in the ‘Cinefondation selection’ at Cannes Film Festival and has been shortlisted for the upcoming ‘BAFTA Student Film Awards’ in LA.

Facing It mixes stop-motion with live-action and explores the psyche of character Sean, who is forced to confront his own unhappy memories and relationships in an evening that will leave him changed forever.

Director of Facing It, Sam Gainsborough at Animafest Zagreb

'Animafest Zagreb’, created in 1972 in Zagreb, Croatia’s capital, is an exclusively animation festival promoting upcoming filmmakers and showcasing animation in all its different forms – from traditional drawings, to stop motion, CGI, to experimental cross-media films.

The second oldest film festival completely dedicated to animation, ‘Animafest Zagreb’ festival brings the best of animation from all over the world, with over 300 films, 200 international guests and more than 20 000 visitors. Festival awards include prizes given in the Short Film Competition, Feature film Competition, Student Film Competition, Children Films, Site-specific competition and Croatian competition.

Co-writer of Facing It and Screenwriting MA graduate Louisa Wood says: “It was such an honour to have Facing It recognised by ‘Animafest Zagreb’. I'm very proud of Sam and the team for all the hard work they've put in to make this wonderful film. It was lovely to read the Jury comments about the characters being emotive and expressive. Sam's animation technique is perfect for externalising the internal. We decided early on not to have any dialogue and let the faces tell the story, so it was therefore extremely important that we got the character Sean's emotional journey absolutely spot on at the writing stage so that Director Sam could use the detailed beats during the animation process. It was a fun project to be involved in, right down to having my hands covered in red paint and my face replaced by spinning Plasticine!”

Sam Gainsborough, graduate of the Directing Animation MA, says of the eight-minute animation: “I really wanted to make a film that people of different backgrounds could relate to. The film is about celebrating the imperfections we all have, rather than trying to repress them. I’m so pleased that the audience connected to the experience of the main character, Sean.”

He continues: “It was amazing to win the award at ‘Animafest Zagreb’. The selection of films at the festival were beautiful, thought provoking and hugely inspiring. It was fantastic to have people respond to Facing It in such a positive way.”

The selection Jury at ‘Animafest Zagreb’ were made up of Animator and Assistant Professor Darko Masnec, Vimeo Curator Meghan Oretsky, Animator and Sound Designer Natko Stipaničev, and Painter/experimental animator Chi-Sui Wang.

Jury Comments said of Facing It: “We were immediately pulled into the wondrous world of our student film winner, Facing It, which was built with an incredibly creative and unique visual technique. Each character's face was vibrantly expressive and emotive, and the story of social anxiety as a common obstacle for all people (especially artists) a comforting and sweet one.”

Producing MA graduate Jimmy Campbell-Smith adds: Facing It was a massive leap into the unknown for the whole team so it’s absolutely thrilling to be recognised at ‘Animafest Zagreb’. Above all, credit goes to Director Sam and the creative team for the countless hours (and ridiculously large amount of plasticine) that went in to bringing this to life. They deserve it!’

Facing It has also been selected for the ‘Graduation Films in Competition’ category at Annecy Festival and the ‘Mclaren Award for Best New Animation’ at Edinburgh Film Festival later this month.

Facing It Credits: Sam Gainsborough, Director/ Animator/ Co-Screenwriter; Jimmy Campbell-Smith, Producer; Louisa Wood, Co-Screenwriter; Bruno Grilo, Cinematographer; Demian Lovett & Lilla Vindics, Assistant Directors; Fiona Guest, Production Designer; Garry David Frost, Production Manager; Jenny Martin, Production Co-Ordinator; Mdhamiri A Nkemi, Editor; Adam Woodhams, Sound Design & Dubbing Mixer; Jack Newton, Composer; Oliver Buus, Lead Compositor; Daniel Quirke, Compositor; Laura Jane Dart, Colourist & Online Editor.

Applications for the NFTS Directing Animation MA are open until the 5th July 2018 (the two-year MA course starts in January 2019) – for more information and to apply, please visit www.nfts.co.uk/animation

NFTS graduation animation, Inanimate directed by Lucia Bulgheroni and produced by Lennard Ortmann has won both the ‘Jury Award’ in the Graduation Film Category and the ‘Junior Jury for a Graduation Film’ special prize at Annecy Film Festival - Europe’s biggest animation film festival.

The stop frame animation explores puppet Katrine’s quest for truth as she discovers an ethereal and haunting world which plummets around her, in a brilliantly vivid tale of hope, angst, disillusionment and acceptance. Lucia, who graduated from the NFTS Directing Animation MA this year, used Super Sculpey, a material similar to clay that can be baked, to bring puppets Katrine and Patrick to life; delivering a hyper-real, dark and dreamlike quality to the expressive animation film. More than 15 puppets and sets were created for Inanimate, culminating in a blend of live action, pixilation and stop-motion animation and the longest single shot sequence in NFTS animation history.  

Director and Animator, Lucia comments on the creation of Inanimate: ‘The idea came to me with a vision of a soul inside a puppet, suddenly ripping out of its own body to get out. I always resonated with the idea that we are souls, or consciousness, inside bodies who were experiencing life, and then we return to our original form of consciousness.’

Inanimate was also selected for the prestigious Cinéfondation programme at Cannes Festival where it won Third Prize and is a finalist in the BAFTA Student Film Awards for animation and selected in the ‘Mclaren Award for Best New Animation’ at Edinburgh International Film Festival, both later this month.

Founded in 1960 and organised by CITIA, Annecy Festival's aim is to reveal and promote creations by the greatest animation studios as well as young talents. The Graduation Short Category jury included Comic strip author, Pénélope Bagieu, Director Bruno Forzani and Distribution Director Laurence Petit, whilst the Junior Jury were made up of four young students, from the OTTOmani association and Atelier de cinema d’Animation d’Annecy et de Haute-Savoie (AAA).

Inanimate is a stop frame animation film; a style the NFTS is particularly famed for as alumni include Oscar winning, Wallace and Gromit director, Nick Park and Peppa Pig creator, Mark Baker.

The Team:

Lucia Bulgheroni - Director/Animator; Lennard Ortmann – Producer; Drew Eu – Screenwriter; Ronnie Mcquillan – Cinematographer; Kristina Kovacs - Production Designer; Alex Mcardle - Production Manager; Raphael Pereira – Editor; Louise Burton – Sound Designer & Dubbing Mixer; Jose Pavli – Composer; Niall Harty - Cg Lead; Amy Gibson - Lead Compositor; Hugh Howlett - Colourist & Online Editor; zsófi szemerédy, PR and Marketing

Applications for the NFTS Directing Animation MA are open until the 5th July 2018 (the two-year MA course starts in January 2019) – for more information and to apply, please visit www.nfts.co.uk/animation

We caught up with British Short Animation BAFTA winner and NFTS Directing Animation MA student, Paloma Baeza to find out more about her multi award-winning animation, Poles Apart, which tells the story of un unlikely meeting between a polar bear and a grizzly bear in the melting Arctic.

Paloma Baeza and Ser En Low collecting their BAFTA

The film has also won 'Best Student Film' at the prestigious Annie Awards and the McClaren Award for New British Animation at the Edinburgh Film Festival.

How does it feel to win a BAFTA and an Annie Award?! Well it’s really amazing.  The film’s success has surpassed our expectations and it’s so great to see that it’s connecting with such varied audiences.  

L-R Rocio Gimenez - Art Director (non NFTS) Paula Gimenez Production Design Paloma Baeza & Ser En Low Annie picking up their Best Student Film Annie

Can you tell us a bit more about how you came up with the story for Poles Apart and what inspired you? I was looking for a story primarily about two characters since I knew that would be achievable with our time and budget. And I loved the idea of the characters being animals.  I saw this article describing an Arctic landscape seen from a helicopter, with a single dark figure moving across it - a grizzly bear.  It described the effects of global warming on a melting Arctic and how Grizzlies and Polar bears were increasingly coming together.  This seemed like the perfect backdrop for an unlikely friendship, with a message about our changing world at it’s heart.

Paloma Baeza animating Poles Apart

What kind of challenges did you face when making Poles Apart? It was always an ambitious project, so we had to be very strict with our schedule and make sure we completed our weekly shots, even it meant staying late sometimes. One of the biggest issues on long shots was that temperature changes made the set move - which meant we couldn’t turn the lights off mid-shot.  We’d have stay until the shot was finished, sometimes taking turns to animate through the night.  

Behind the scenes photo from Poles Apart

You were an actress before you came to the NFTS – what was the driving factor behind your career change? I had written and directed some live action shorts, but had always been interested in animation.  This had led to me experimenting with stop-motion at home, not really knowing how it worked.  Eventually I felt that if I didn’t explore this fully now, I never would, and I applied to the NFTS.

What were the highlights of studying at the NFTS? I loved collaborating with other students from all disciplines, and our team on Poles Apart was exceptional.  I also think each project we did as we went along taught me something and I enjoyed that challenge.

Still from Poles Apart

What are your ambitions now you have graduated? To keep telling stories!  I feel very liberated now I understand animation in the way I hoped I would, so there are several potential projects in the pipeline, from a hybrid film to a contained sitcom starring more talking animals.

If you would like to follow in Paloma's footsteps, more info at www.nfts.co.uk/animation
 

At the NFTS, our credits tell the story. These are just some of the recent credits from our graduates.

Recent/Upcoming Cinema Releases

Films with NFTS graduate involvement grossed more than $14bn at the box office in 2018.

No Time To Die Concept Artist Tim Browning; Art Department Gabe Robertson; Junior Concept Artist Quingling Zhang; Dialogue Editor Adele Fletcher

Tenet Production Co-ordinator Sofia Guiotto

The King's Man Art Director Gary Jopling; Set Designer James Collins; Sound Recordist Andy Paddon; Digital Compositors Luke Hardisty and Gillian Simpson; DoP Effects Elements Nigel Stone, Assistant Colourist Sara Buxton

Death On The Nile Editor Úna Ní Dhonghaíle ACE

Wonder Woman 1984 Set Decorator/Art Director James Spencer; Draughtsman Will Houghton-Connell; Art Dept. Trainee Steven X. Haber; 1st Assistant Sound: Additional Photography Alex Bryce; Compositors Adam Arnot and Luke Hardisty; Additional Editor Tom Harrison-Read; Colour Assistant Michael Pearce

Saint Maud Writer/Director Rose Glass; Art Director Isobel Dunhill; Sound Designer Paul Davies; Additional 1st Assistant Director Andrew Cumming

Emma Co-Composer David Schwetzer; Concept Artist Elo Soode; Junior Draughtsman Ewa Galak; Sound Effects Editors Dayo James & Robert Malone; Visual Effects Supervisor Dillan Nicholls; Assistant Colourist Sara Buxton

Dolittle Art Directors Will Coubrough & Tom Weaving; Concept Artists Kimberley Pope & Tim Browning; F E E D B A C K A weekly sample of graduate credits and achievement from the National Film and Television School Issue 998 - w/c Saturday 8th February 2020 Compiled by Noel Greenwood Specialist Researcher Celia Barnett; Draughtspersons Will Houghton-Connell & Paul Savulescu; Junior Draughtsman Lizzie Osborne; Original Dialogue Mixer Linda Brenon; Boom Operator: LA Unit Ben Greaves; Sound Trainee Hosea Ntaborwa; Digital Compositors Luke Hardisty, Rob Rankin & Felipe Olide Guerrero; 2nd Assistant Editor Raluca Petre

1917  Co-Writer Krysty Wilson-Cairns; DoP Roger Deakins; Production Sound Mixer Stuart Wilson, Art Director Stephen Swain, Art Department Assistant Rosalind Grégoire, Art Department Assistant [Dailies] Fiona Guest, CG Artist Roxana Loncea; Draughtspersons Dana Anusca & Lizzie Osborne, Draughtsperson [Dailies] Jamie Burrows, On-Set Compositor Gillian Simpson

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Production Sound Mixer Stuart Wilson; Sound Assistant Barry Coxhead, Sound Mixer: Additional Photography Splinter Unit Ivor Talbot; 2nd Unit 2nd Assistant Sound [Dailies] Keith Morrison; Lighting TD: ILM Boyan Baynov; Layout Artist: ILM Jake Ferris; Junior Layout Artist: ILM Paul Robinson; Visual Effects Supervisor: ILM Dan Snape; Art Director Patrick Harris; Assistant Art Director Stephen Swain; Location Coordinator Caterina Boselli; Draughtspersons Lizzie Osborne, Andrew Tilhoo & Sara Taddei; Production Assistant Anna Bennett-Squire; Production Coordinator: Second Unit Lizzie Bull 

The Two Popes Sound Mixer Stuart Wilson; 2nd Boom Operator Victoria Franzan

Shooting the Mafia Director Kim Longinotto

The Street Sound Designer/Rerecording Mixer Markus Moll

Ophelia Supervising Sound Editor Paul Davies; Supervising Dialogue & ADR Editor Ian Morgan; Sound Editor Morgan Muse; Sound Designer/Sound Effects Editor Jay Price

Blue Story Editor Mdhamiri Á Nkemi; ADR Editor Adele Fletcher

Cinematography graduate Roger Deakins won a long-overdue Oscar for Blade Runner: 2049, then followed up with another win in 2020 for 1917

Recent TV Highlights

A Suitable Boy ADR Editor, Titles Sound Designer and Assistant Music Editor Louise Burton

Des Director Lewis Arnold; Composer Sarah Warne; Sound Designer Nikola Medic 

All Creatures Great and Small Director Metin Huseyin; Composer Alexandra Harwood; Art Director Thomas Goodwin

Lovecraft Country Director Yann Demange

Normal People DoP Suzie Lavelle

Noughts + Crosses Based on the novel by Malorie Blackman; Co-Producer Rienkje Attoh

Dr Who Series 12 Directors Emma Sullivan, Jamie Magnus Stone; Sound Recordist Dominic Corbisiero; Composer Segun Akinola

The Pale Horse Executive Producer Basi Akpabio; Editor Mdhamiri Á Nkemi

Endeavour Editor Miikka Leskinen

Sex Education Creator and Writer Laurie Nunn; Writer Rosie Jones; Director Alice Seabright; Supervising Art Director Katie McGregor; Compositor Eloise Tomlinson

Dracula Editor Paulo Pandolpho; Assembly Editor Michele Chiappa; Junior Draughtsman [Dailies] Tom Coxon; Accounts Assistant Megan Randle; 2nd Assistant Sound Barry Coxhead

His Dark Materials DoPs David Luther and Suzie Lavelle; First Assistant Sound [2nd Unit] Nik Stojkov; Digital Compositors Bas Chatmaleerat, Luke Hardisry and David Sheldon, First Assistant Editor Raluca Petre

The Crown Series 3 Editors Daniel Greenaway andPaulo Pandolpho; Art Department Assistant Ian Crossland; Rerecording Mixer Stuart Hilliker; Music Editor Lindsay Wright; Production Assistant Julia Jendrysik; Cast PA/Base PA Stephanie Bradshaw; Assistant Accountant Marta Henriquez; Accounts Trainee/Runner Megan Randle

Watchmen Production Designer Kristian Milsted; Supervising Art Director Katie MacGregor; 2nd Assistant Sound [UK Unit] Kirsty Wright; Prosthetic Effects Producer Kate Walshe

The Dublin Murders DoP Tim Palmer; Art Director John Merry

Peaky Blinders Series 5 Dialogue & ADR Editor Adele Fletcher

Killing Eve Series 2 Co-Executive Producer Francesca Gardiner; Production Designer Laurence Dorman; Art Director Romain Hémeray

The Handmaid’s Tale Series 3 DoP Stuart Biddlecombe

Horrible Histories Series 8 Boom Operator Joanna Andrews

Dark Money Director/Associate Producer Lewis Arnold; Composer Sarah Warne; Production Manager Bryony Chaplin; 2nd Unit DoP Matthias Pilz

Year of the Rabbit DoP Daniel Stafford-Clark; Production Secretary Sophie Halton

Game of Thrones Season 8 Draughtsperson Jamie Burrows; Special Effects Technician Jennifer Groves; Concept Artist Jessica Sinclair

Black Mirror Series 5 Part 1: Striking Vipers Editor Nicolas Chaudeurge; Production Sound Mixer Ivor Talbot
Black Mirror Series 5 Part 3: Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too Digital Compositor Roni Rodrigues; Location Marshall Hannah Cole

Good Omens Director Douglas Mackinnon; DoP Gavin Finney; Production Secretary Alicja Kielbasa, Production Co-ordinator: Pre-Production Hussain Casey-Ahmed; Location Marshall Hannah Cole; 2nd Sound Assistant Catherine Duffy

Cleaning Up Director Lewis Arold Director Robert McKillop

Fortitude: Metin Huseyin, Director; David Luther, DoP; Luke Hill, Production Designer; Max Berman, Concept Artist; Kimberley Pope, Concept Artist; Tom Goodwin, Draughtsman; Sophie Neil, Draughtsman; Chloe Kletsa, Art Dept Assistant

Britannia: Metin Huseyin, Director; Balazs Bolygo, DoP; Allan Niblo, Producer; Martin Jensen, Re-recording Mixer; Alex Ellerington, Supervising Sound Editor; Zach du Tait, VFX Generalist

Better Call Saul: Minkie Spiro, Director

The Missing: Tom Shanktland, Director; Una Ni Dhonghaile, Editor

Troy: Fall Of A City Editor Nicolas Chaudeurge; Compositor Bence Varga

Silent Witness Series XXI DoP Vanessa Whyte; Sound Mixer Ronald Bailey; Sound Assistant Nik Stojkov

Doctor Who Series X Director Bill Anderson; DoP Stuart Biddlecombe

Call The Midwife Series VII Cinematographer Stuart Biddlecombe; 2nd Assistant Sound Joanna Andrews; Sound Assistant Michael Sinden

McMafia  Sound Recordist Ivor Talbot; Art Department Assistant Tom Coxon; Sound Editor Robert Malone

Inside No 9 Production Designer Dennis De Groot; DoP Stephan Pehrsson

Strictly Come Dancing  Production Runner Jamie Minty

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